Michigan

MI Lawmakers Seek Subpoena as Whitmer Walks Back Transparency Pledge

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has walked back her promise to cooperate with an investigation into her coronavirus response, prompting a push from lawmakers to subpoena officials in the Democrat's administration.The state legislature created a special oversight committee to examine Whitmer's handling of the pandemic after she awarded a lucrative coronavirus-related contract to a major Democratic consulting firm.

Weed Up, Hoes Down in Whitmer’s Michigan

Critics say Democratic governor's stay-at-home order is arbitrary and favors big businesses

Michigan’s Democratic governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing bipartisan criticism of a stay-at-home order that shuttered gardening stores but deemed marijuana dispensaries and lottery ticket vendors “essential” to coping with the coronavirus.